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Syracuse Pale Ale - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

Syracuse Pale AleSyracuse Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

144 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 16.47%


Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 10-30-2001)
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 oz brown long neck with no freshness date to be found.

Appearance: Crystal clear orange amber with a well retaining wispy white lace.

Smell: Sweet floral hops with some malt and fruit. A tiny whiff of butter diacetyl is in the nose to.

Taste: Smooth with a crisp malty medium bodied mouth feel. A very pleasing blend of malt sweetness and hop bitterness hit the tongue at the same time. Some fruit and alcohol sneak in also as well as a light coating of buttery diacetyl. Finishes off nicely with a mellow sweet grainy after taste.

Notes: Extremely well balanced, drinkable and non intrusive. Another great pale ale brewed in the North East. The Yorkshire Ringwood yeast strain does some justice for this brew by giving it some complexity that does not overwhelm. Brewed in dedication to the city of Syracuse, home of the Middle Ages Brewing Co.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2002 14:51:16 | More by Jason
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A: The beer is a dark gold color, with a short foamy white head that fades slowly and leaves a very thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, citrus, honey and some hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with a hearty malt character up front. Then some sweetness comes in from flavors of caramel, honey and citrus. The hops presence is strong but not over-powering and brings a decent balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style even though it seems to lean more toward the English Pale Ale style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while.

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Pours clear gold with a one finger white head that dropped to a cover but left some lace.

Floral hop nose with a slight soapy presence...no it wasn't the glassware.

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S - Pine hops and wheat malts; some spice as well. Slightly sweet smelling, focusing on a dominant malt profile: wheat grain, butter, and sugar.

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Syracuse Pale Ale from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
78 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.